Are you still scrambling for Mother’s Day plans? To lay matters to rest, pivot your decision making to the abundance of Los Angeles’ restaurants are serving up special brunches, lunches and dinners just for mom.
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For good wine and good times, head to either A.O.C. location for brunch or dinner on Monther’s Day. Brunch highlights include a crab omelet, Spanish fried chicken and cornmeal waffle, vanilla bean french toast and a scrambled egg focaccia sandwich, while dinner features beef carpaccio with fried artichokes, Bluenose Bass with Linda’s Greens, lamb merguez and more.
Website | 9040 Sunset Blvd 90069
Start the morning with a cruise down Sunset Boulevard and at The West Hollywood Edition. The hotel’s restaurant, Ardor, will present a special holiday brunch with signature stations of seafood, desserts, seasonal a la carte options and brunch cocktails from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Website | 9543 Culver Blvd 90232
Get in before they close for dinner! Akasha’s Mother’s Day Brunch delicious specials include jumbo shrimp louie salad, quiche lorraine, vegan chorizo and fingerling potato hash, salmon and herb salad, cherry cheese blintzes and coffee cake.
Website | 3465 W 6th St 90020
Fill up on some Korean BBQ with the whole family on Mother’s Day. Go all out for the day and opt for Hongdong’s Favorite Combo ($72/$122) for a variety of meats, such as brisket, short rib, pork belly and pork steak.
Website | 1615 Cahuenga Blvd 90028
Come check out Beauty & Essex’s expanded courtyard, in addition to the guarantee of an excellent brunch. You and mom will savor the caramelized apple pancakes, truffle chicken pot pie and vegan sundae. Reservations
Website | 9500 Wilshire Blvd 90212
Brunch is always the name of the game at TheBlvd, so they’ve elevated the holiday with a special gift for mom. On May 7 and 8, all moms who dine for brunch will receive an exclusive Mikimoto gift. Live music will also be featured on May 8 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Website | 8171 Santa Monica Blvd 90046
What more could mom want oysters and bubbles? Head to the New England-inspired eatery for an exquisite seafood brunch at Connie & Ted’s expansive outdoor patio. Brunch favorites include lobster by the pound, the fresh raw bar and devil’s food cake.
Website | 1400 Cahuenga Blvd 90028
The Godfrey is all about options. For moms who want a little bit of sunshine, head to the I|O Rooftop for an array of live action and buffet stations that will feature prime rib, omelets, sushi and more. For a full-on party, celebrate at ALK with a drag brunch. From 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., feast on a variety of plant-based and vegan options while enjoying the show.
Website | 7000 Hollywood Blvd 90028
From noon to 5 p.m., The Barish wants to honor your mom. The steakhouse will have a special menu of caviar and oysters, dutch baby with strawberries and rhubarb and rigatoni squash with goat cheese, among other items.
Website | 6417 Selma Ave 90028
Take in unparalleled views of Hollywood and beyond will grazing on lobster benedict, waffles and lox and raspberry cheesecake. Reservations
Website | 8430 Sunset Blvd 90069
Showcasing culinary delights from Shanghai and across China and Southeast Asia, enjoy a three-course menu experience while also taking part in the 1920s Shanghai-style tea service. Seatings are offered from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. $150, Reservations
Website | 9595 Wilshire Blvd 90212
Only open for brunch on special holidays, this is a meal not worth missing. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., indulge on a mostly new menu cocktails and dishes, including crabcake eggs benedict, brioche French toasted, smoked salmon latke, citrus rhubarb mimosa and more.
Website | 8430 Sunset Blvd 90069
If your mom is rosé all the way, head to Ospero. The West Hollywood establishment will be offering Mother’s Day brunch with bottomless rosé. Reservations
Website | 176 N Canon Dr 90210
Feast on a three-course menu that features Chef Della’s Pe and a cake pop-up shop. After eating, don’t forget to take home a floral centerpiece from Premier Flowers ($100+). $175/$75, Reservations
Website | 6421 Selma Ave
Mom deserves an epic dinner, so the ultimate option is to head to Tao. Menu highlights include salmon & caviar with a crispy avocado pillow, cold-smoked salmon, chipotle sauce and topped with sevruga caviar, as well as the Surf & Turf Bibimbap with Wagyu fried rice, tempura Ama Ebi, bibimbap sauce and seasonal vegetables. Reservations
Website | 2640 Main St 90405
The Victorian is set to offer its first-ever Mother’s Day brunch. From noon to 4 p.m., don’t miss out on a dining event that is the first of its kind. Reservations
Website | 9850 Wilshire Blvd 90210
From noon to 4 p.m., enjoy a special three-course lunch courtesy of Jean-Georges Beverly Hills, which will feature live music. Highlights include toasted egg yolk with caviar, avocado pizza, almond pancakes with homemade almond butter and whipped bananas, roasted salmon, Wagyu beef tenderloin and more. The dessert station will offer tarts, crepes and other delectable treats. $220 adults/ $90 children Call 310.860.6700 or [email protected] for reservations
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BOA Steakhouse knows mom likes to get an early start to the day, so the restaurant is welcoming diners early for a special brunch buffet at both locations from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. Highlights include a surf & turf carving station, seafood var, Wagyu tacos and their signature Caesar salad. And while enjoying a signature floral cocktail, mom will be treated to a complimentary gift and, at the Sunset Boulevard location, live jazz music. $95 per person
Website | 1100 S Broadway 90015
Tapping into spring time, the Downtown L.A. Proper’s signature restaurant has curated a special, season-inspired brunch. Offered as a la carte, the menu features a variety of confections; lobster chopped salad with fava beans, cherry tomatoes, avocado and smoked bacon; a crab cake benedict served with pancetta, crispy potato, poached eggs and calabrian hollandaise and bright spring pea pancakes with smoked salmon, crème fraîche and pea tendrils.
Website | 970 Monument St #110 90272
Known for their made-from scratch pasta and seafood dishes, chef Gianba Vinzoni and his wife, Marlo, are elevating Mother’s Day brunch with the addition of Baked Eggs with Arrabbiata sauce, Parmigiano and toast; Green Eggs with avocado, radish, Calabrese chili and pesto; an Omelet with Tomato, basil, burrata and more.
Website | 300 S Doheny Dr 90048
Between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., sit down to an extensive brunch at Culina of made-to-order eggs and omelets, belgian waffles, ricotta cheese blintzes, and morning pastries as well as fresh fruits, a mezze station, and artisanal salads. Other morsels include selections of California cheeses, nigiri sushi, rolls, king crab claws, oysters, shrimp cocktail, smoked salmon and lamb, among others. $159 per person/ $75 per child
See also: The Los Angeles Mother's Day Guide
Website| 1014 Wilshire Blvd 90401
Alongside its regular catering menu and weekend brunch (we’re already dreaming about their pancakes), Huckleberry Bakery & Cafe has curated a two-person Breakfast in Bed Takeout Package. It includes Breakfast Strata, Fresh Market Fruit, Cinnamon Roll Scones with crème fraiche whipped cream, a mimosa kit and the option to add more items. Orders must be placed by May 6 at 3 p.m. $125
Website | 22878 Pacific Coast Highway 90265
For moms looking for a tranquil experience, escape to Carbon Beach Club for an intimate oceanfront brunch. Menu highlights include Mediterranean Mezze, Dossant Benedict, Stuffed Vegetable Trio and Strawberry Charlotte. $85
Website | 2723 Wilshire Blvd 90403
For a carb extravaganza, head to Milo + Oliva for a Mother’s Day brunch on the patio complete with breakfast pizza, cast-iron cinnamon rolls and other specials like homemade French toast with vanilla brandy whipped mascarpone. Reservations
Website | 822 Washington Blvd 90292
You can always opt for dinner from 3 to 9 p.m., but we think mom will relish Nueva’s Mother’s Day brunch. In addition to the standard menu, new offerings include Cloud Pancakes, Curro French Toast and Hamachi Tostadas, which can all be washed down with some mimosas.
Website | 114 E 2nd St 90012
Whether you’re looking for dinner or brunch or indoor or outdoor feasting, Redbird has you covered. Settle into a special prix fixe meal that includes the option of spring snap peas, burrata salad, duck chilaquiles, hamachi crudo, bacon-wrapped saddle of rabbit, filet of beef and more. Brunch is $65 per person/ Dinner is $75 per person
Website | One Ritz Carlton Dr 92629
Between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m., treat your mom to a decadent oceanside brunch. Specialty selections include fresh salads, carving stations, handmade sushi, a caviar bar, belgian waffles and an array of rich desserts. $225 per adult/ $112.50 per child
Website | 123 Astronaut Ellison S Onizuka St #204 90012
The Little Tokyo eater welcomes guests for brunch and dinner, the latter of which will be their a la carte menu. Meanwhile, the four-course brunch includes a platter of appetizers; green avocado salad; a choice of a main entree (like the Plantain Waffle or San Juan Benedict) and a choice of dessert (like the classic flan or vegan cheesecake). Bottomless mimosas are available for add on. To make the day even more special, chef Omayra Dakis’ daughter will be gifting moms with homemade sweet Mallorca bread. $58 per person
Website |930 Hilgard Ave 90024
It’s all about the Roses and Rosé brunch or dinner at STK. You’re mom will undoubtedly feel special while enjoying rosé with a side of real flowers ($9.99). What’s more, the day’s specials include Dungeness Crab Summer Roll ($39), Australian Wagyu Picanha ($81) and Maine Lobster Ravioli ($65).
Website | 1819 Ocean Ave 90401
Executive chef Jason Francisco has whipped up a special family-style menu just for mom and the family. Available from 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., groups of up to four can feast over sashimi, seafood,mini sandwich and sweet platters. The new spring sunrise menu will also be available, which features vegan hash, Dutch baby and duck confit chilaquiles.
Website | 8048 W 3rd St 90048
The high-energy Greek restaurant is bringing back brunch for Mother’s Day complete with a special menu, mimosa cart and a fire performer.
Photography by: Courtesy STK Steakhouse